Giovanni Maria Bononcini

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Giovanni Maria Bononcini (September 23, 1642 – November 18, 1678) was an Italian violinist and composer, the father of a musical dynasty.

In 1671 Bononcini the elder became a court musician at Modena. His treatise, Musico prattico, was published in 1673.

The composers Giovanni Bononcini and Antonio Maria Bononcini were his sons.

Reading[edit]

  • William Klenz, Giovanni Maria Bononcini of Bologna (Greenwood, 1987)

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